The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 46 55
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.49% 2.75% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 3.36% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 16
Median daily rate £450 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 643 743 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.19% 81.74% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 537 473
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Bristol

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Bristol

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Bristol

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Dropwizard
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) GitHub
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) XML

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Capybara
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) git-flow
3 2 (15.38%) RSpec
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Polyglot Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) Dropwizard
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 1 (7.69%) D3.js
6 1 (7.69%) Drush
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) Meteor
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Scala
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) Clojure
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (7.69%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) LXC
1 1 (7.69%) Shibboleth
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Dell
1 1 (7.69%) F5
1 1 (7.69%) Gemalto
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Intel
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
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